Leicester

Leicester is a city, unitary authority and the county town of Leicestershire in the East Midlands of England. The city lies on the River Soar and close to the... Wikipedia

  • Sovereign state:  United Kingdom
  • Country:  England
  • Region:  East Midlands
  • Ceremonial county:  Leicestershire
  • Founded:  AD c. 47 as Ratae Corieltauvorum
  • City status restored:  1919
  • Administrative headquarters:  Leicester Town Hall
  • Type:  Unitary authority
  • Body:  Leicester City Council
  • Leadership:  Mayor and cabinet
  • Executive:  Labour Party
  • Lord Mayor:  Annette Byrne
  • City Mayor:  Peter Soulsby (Lab)
  • City:  329,839
  • Urban:  508,916
  • Metro:  836,484
  • Ethnicity (2011):  50.6% White British, 37.1% Asian, 6.3% Black, 3.5% Mixed Race, 2.6% other
  • Time zone:  Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
  • Summer (DST):  British Summer Time (UTC+1)
  • Postcode areas:  LE
  • ISO 3166-2:  GB-LCE
  • ONS code:  00FN (ONS), E06000016 (GSS)
  • OS grid reference:  SK584044
  • NUTS 3:  UKF21
  • Primary airport:  East Midlands Airport (Outside of Leicester)
  • Councillors:  54
  • Website:  www.leicester.gov.uk
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo